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How to Be a Movie Star Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood 1941-1981

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ISBN-10: 0571237088

ISBN-13: 9780571237081

Edition: 2011

Authors: William J. Mann

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'How to be a Movie Star' is a different kind of book about Elizabeth Taylor. It is an intimate, up-close look at a girl who grew up with fame, who learned early how to be famous, and how that fame was used and constructed to carry her through more than 60 years of public life.
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Faber & Faber, Limited
Publication date: 7/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.80" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.144

William J. Mann is an American novelist, biographer, and Hollywood historian best known for his studies of Hollywood and the American film industry, especially his 2006 biography of Katharine Hepburn, Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn. Kate was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2006 by the New York Times. Mann was born in Connecticut and received his Master's degree at Wesleyan University. His first novel, The Men From the Boys, was published by Dutton in 1997. His other biographies include How to Be a Movie Star: Elizabeth Taylor in Hollywood, and 2014's New York Times bestseller: Hello Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand.